BLACK SMITH IV

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BLACK SMITH IV
    • Operator : COMMERICAL DIVING ACADEMY, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 340
  • Location
    • City : JACKSON- VILLE
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
  • Size
    • Register length : 25.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14 Feet
    • Overall Length : 25.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 14 Feet
    • Load draft : 5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.8 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2007
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1216303

COMMERICAL DIVING ACADEMY, INC.

  • Area of Operation : ST. JOHNS RIVER
  • Principal Commodity : NONE

SEA PILOT

  • Type : Crewboat / Supply / Utility Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

News

Ingalls Delivers Destroyer Delbert D. Black

Ingalls Delivers Destroyer Delbert D. Black

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) to the U.S. Navy.Documents signed today mark the official transfer of custody of the ship from HII to the Navy. Delbert D. Black is scheduled to sail away from the Pascagoula, Miss. shipyard in August 2020.

Conrad Delivers 6,000hp Towboat to Canal Barge

Conrad Delivers 6,000hp Towboat to Canal Barge

Conrad Shipyard said it delivered the 6,000-horsepower towboat, H. Merritt ‘Heavy’ Lane, Jr., to Canal Barge Company, Inc. (CBC). Built at Conrad Amelia, the Subchapter M-compliant vessel measures 166 feet by 49 by 12 and is powered by EPA Tier IV-compliant Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) engines.The H. Merritt ‘Heavy’ Lane, Jr.

Australian Police Take 'Black Box' off Cruise Ship in COVID-19 Homicide Probe

Australian Police Take 'Black Box' off Cruise Ship in COVID-19 Homicide Probe

Australian police said on Thursday they have taken the “black box” of a cruise ship which disembarked hundreds of passengers infected with the coronavirus in Sydney, as part of a homicide investigation into the country’s deadliest infection source.The investigation got underway as the Australian authorities said the rate of new coronavirus infections hit its lowest number in three weeks and

McAllister Takes Delivery of New Tug Eileen McAllister

McAllister Takes Delivery of New Tug Eileen McAllister

McAllister Towing announced Tuesday it has taken delivery of a newly built 6,770-horsepower shipdocking tug, Eileen McAllister, slated to enter service in Port Everglades, Fla.The 34th tractor tug in McAllister’s fleet, Eileen McAllister was built by Washburn & Doughty in Maine and set sail for its new home port following delivery on Monday.

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft Suspends Operations

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft Suspends Operations

German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) announced Wednesday it has suspended operations, following the recommendations of the German government to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.Alex Gregg-Smith, Managing Director of Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, said, "We are taking these measures to provide the best possible protection for the people working at our shipyard.

Research Vessel Atair to be Commissioned this Spring

Research Vessel Atair to be Commissioned this Spring

A new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered survey, wreck-search and research vessel built by German Naval Yards Kiel is currently undergoing installation and finishing works at Fassmer in Berne, Germany prior to being commissioned this spring.Ordered by the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH), the new research vessel will be homeported in Hamburg, replacing the previous Atair

Livestock Carrier Queen Hind Refloated

Livestock Carrier Queen Hind Refloated

Operations to raise a livestock carrier that capsized in the Black sea off Romania in November came to a close on Tuesday night, said local marine services firm Gruup Servici Petoliere (GSP).The Palau-registered Queen Hind flipped onto its side shortly after leaving Romania's Midia port en route to Saudi Arabia at the end of November 2019. Its entire crew, most of them Syrians, were rescued.

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

Future USS Delbert D. Black Completes Builders Trials

The future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) completed builder’s trials February 22 after spending three days underway in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Navy said. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Ingalls Shipbuilding Division.The ship was previously underway for Alpha trials in December, and will be underway again in March for acceptance trials

Offshore Wind: Decisions Needed Sooner, not Later

Offshore Wind: Decisions Needed Sooner, not Later

On September 26, the State University of New York Maritime College hosted a conference on the emerging east coast offshore wind industry.  “Offshore Wind Power, Planning for America’s Ocean Energy” focused on four fundamental topics:• East Coast Wind Farm Overview – Status of the Industry.• Jobs and Supply Chain Technical Working Group.• Wind Farm Port Development.

NATO employs MUSCLE Memory to Find Mines

NATO employs MUSCLE Memory to Find Mines

Underwater vehicles communicate, make decisions, and work as a teamThe NATO Center for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) in La Spezia, Italy, is combining smarts and muscle to solve a complex warfighting challenge: finding and destroying mines in the murky waters of the littoral.CMRE has developed experimental unmanned vehicles for experimentation.

Boskalis to Salvage Gulf of Oman Tankers

Boskalis to Salvage Gulf of Oman Tankers

Dutch marine engineer Boskalis said on Friday it had has been appointed to salvage both tankers that were hit in the Gulf of Oman in a suspected attack.Boskalis said the condition of the Front Altair tanker, carrying a cargo of naphtha, was still worrying, although the fire on the ship had been extinguished on Thursday.

Sinopec Expands LSFO Production

Sinopec Expands LSFO Production

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec ), China's first large-scale production of greener low-sulfur marine fuel oil (LSFO), announced the production capability of 10 million and 15 million tons of low-sulfur marine fuel oil in 2020 and 2023.The Beijing-based Chinese oil and gas enterprise said in a press release that by January 1, 2020